Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Fuchsia ‘Defiance’

I have found no description of this plant in the Victorian literature.

Horticultural & Botanical History

A fuchsia called ‘Defiance’ is available today, described as having single pale crimson corolla and sepals.  I know nothing of its history.  [].

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.473/1850].


Published Aug 13, 2009 - 05:31 PM | Last updated Sep 03, 2011 - 04:55 PM

Family Onagraceae
Region of origin

Probably garden origin, England

Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Fuchsia Defiance 

Confidence level low